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Missouri city opens largest solar farm in the state – Seattle Times

Missouri city opens largest solar farm in the stateSeattle TimesNIXA, Mo. (AP) — A city in southwest Missouri has opened the largest solar farm in the state. The Springfield News-Leader reports that the new Nixa Solar Energy Farm started providing power this month. City officials predict that the array’s 33,000 …and more »

Why Does the IEA Always Underestimate Solar Energy’s Rapid Growth? – 24/7 Wall St.

24/7 Wall St.Why Does the IEA Always Underestimate Solar Energy’s Rapid Growth?24/7 Wall St.Baseball philosopher Yogi Berra once said, “It’s tough to make predictions, especially about the future.” That doesn’t stop people from making them, mostly because predictions going out years or decades are long forgotten when the predicted time arrives.

The Coming Solar Energy Age? – ValueWalk

ValueWalkThe Coming Solar Energy Age?ValueWalkBy 2040, the world will need to add the equivalent of India and China’s current energy system to meet the demands of a surging global population and rising incomes. Among all other forms of energy, solar PV (photovoltaic system) is forecasted to see …

The Energy Revolution Is Here: Solar Energy and Storage Now … – Motley Fool

The News on SundayThe Energy Revolution Is Here: Solar Energy and Storage Now …Motley FoolSolar plus storage can now compete with coal and other fossil fuels on its own. Travis Hoium. (TMFFlushDraw). Nov 18, 2017 at 6:31AM. There’s no question …Alternate energy potential | TNS – The News on SundayThe News on Sundayall 3 news articles »

Solar Energy Boom Could Heat Up The Global Energy Sector – Forbes

ForbesSolar Energy Boom Could Heat Up The Global Energy SectorForbesBy 2040, the world will need to add the equivalent of India and China’s current energy system to meet the demands of a surging global population and rising incomes. Among all other forms of energy, solar PV (photovoltaic system) is forecasted to see …and more »

Wind and solar energy cost trajectory – Motley Fool

Wind and solar energy cost trajectoryMotley FoolAnother part of Lazard’s report shows that wind and solar energy are actually lower cost than coal, nuclear, diesel, and in some cases natural gas power plants. As a result, a slower pace of cost reductions may not matter for the wind and solar energy …and more »

To help local firms, India may deal another blow to its struggling solar sector – Quartz

QuartzTo help local firms, India may deal another blow to its struggling solar sectorQuartzIn the last few months, activity in India’s solar energy sector has stalled. The industry is struggling with rising solar panel prices and flat power demand, while, on its part, the government hasn’t held auctions for solar projects. The sector is …and more »

Solar energy program in Interlaken tonight – Finger Lakes Times

Solar energy program in Interlaken tonightFinger Lakes TimesINTERLAKEN — A presentation on the benefits of locally owned and managed community-scale solar and wind energy systems is scheduled for 7 p.m. today at the First Baptist Church. The church is at Main Street and West Avenue. The program is free and …

Greensboro solar case heads to NC Supreme Court – Winston-Salem Journal

Winston-Salem JournalGreensboro solar case heads to NC Supreme CourtWinston-Salem JournalWheeless countered that the utility has aggressively embraced solar energy through its own projects that aim to draw one third of Duke Energy’s new generation over the next 15 years from renewable energy. He also cited two recently announced …and more »

The Final Tax Bill Won’t Touch Renewable Energy Tax Provisions – HuffPost

HuffPostThe Final Tax Bill Won’t Touch Renewable Energy Tax ProvisionsHuffPostThe House bill would also impact solar energy. Most significantly, the investment tax credit for commercial scale solar energy is changed. Under current law, this credit is slated to ramp down to 10 percent and then stay there. However, in the House …and more »

Wisconsin businessman creates fund for solar energy – WMTV

WMTVWisconsin businessman creates fund for solar energyWMTV(AP) — A Wisconsin businessman has created a fund that awards grants to nonprofits trying to move toward solar energy. Milwaukee Public Radio reports that Cal Couillard created Solar for Good,…

Solar energy powers job market – The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and HeadlinesSolar energy powers job marketThe Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and HeadlinesThe growing solar energy industry in Iowa is harnessing the state’s sun potential at an ever-increasing pace. A new study, “Clean Jobs Midwest,” from the Clean Energy Trust and Environmental Entrepreneurs, found that 30,418 Iowans work in the state’s …International solar alliance to support setting up 1000 GW of solar energy capacityEconomic TimesGov. Wolf Announces New Effort to Bolster Solar Energy in PennsylvaniaGant DailySolar Alliance to set up 1000 GW of solar energy by 2030The Indian Expressall 113 news articles »

The UK’s Biggest Solar Farm Could Be Built Sans Government Help – Futurism

FuturismThe UK’s Biggest Solar Farm Could Be Built Sans Government HelpFuturism“The Cleve Hill solar park is a pioneering scheme that aims to optimize the technological developments in solar energy,” Hugh Brennan, Managing Director of Hive Energy, told The Guardian. Because the government cut solar energy subsidies back in 2016, …and more »

What Changed In The Solar Energy & Storage Markets In October? – CleanTechnica

CleanTechnicaWhat Changed In The Solar Energy & Storage Markets In October?CleanTechnicaWhat happened in the solar & storage industries in October? A lot! Below is a concise summary of the most notable solar and energy storage stories of the month. Acquisitions, Mergers, Investments, & Awards. The largest renewable energy acquisition in …Gov. Wolf uses Elizabethtown College’s solar field to tout new law to boost in-state solarLancasterOnlineCracking down on foreign-made solar panels would make US less secureWashington PostGov. Wolf hails boost to Pa.’s cloudy solar marketPhilly.comSanta Fe New Mexican -Mother Jones -Business Wire (press release)all 66 news articles »